Wedding

60 Happy Anniversary Quotes to Celebrate Your Love

Last Updated: Jun 2, 2018

Every year with your partner brings new memories and accomplishments, and your anniversary is a time to celebrate the things you love most about each other. It’s also a great opportunity to look forward to the years to come. If your anniversary is coming up, it’s time to show your partner some extra love. Consider picking a quote or sentimental anniversary message to recite over a candlelit dinner date. If spoken word isn’t your style, use your favorite quote to customize an anniversary gift like a personalized mug.

Whether you’re looking for anniversary quotes for him or anniversary quotes for her (or even anniversary quotes for parents), this list of 60 happy anniversary quotes will give you the right words to share your love and renew your commitment year after year.

Cute Anniversary Quotes

If you want to put a smile on your partner’s face without being overly mushy, a cute anniversary quote is exactly what you need.

Quote above background image: 'Because of you, I laugh a little harder, cry a little less, and smile a lot more.' - Unknown'
Quote above background image: 'For the two of us, home isn't a place. It is a person. And we are finally home. - Stephanie Perkins'
  • "Because of you, I laugh a little harder, cry a little less, and smile a lot more." Unknown
  • "For the two of us, home isn't a place. It is a person. And we are finally home." Stephanie Perkins
  • "You know you are in love when you don’t want to fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams." Dr. Seuss
  • "Forever is a long time, but I wouldn’t mind spending it by your side." Unknown
  • "The secret of a happy marriage is finding the right person. You know they’re right if you love to be with them all the time." Julia Child
  • "I just want you to know, that when I picture myself happy, it’s with you." Unknown
  • "In case you ever foolishly forget: I am never not thinking of you." Virginia Woolf
  • "A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person." Mignon McLaughlin
  • "Love grows more tremendously full, swift, poignant, as the years multiply." Zane Grey
  • "In a sea of people, my eyes will always search for you." Unknown
  • "Our anniversary is just a momentary celebration, but our marriage is a timeless one." Unknown
  • "I'm in love with you, and I'm not in the business of denying myself the simple pleasure of saying true things." John Green
  • "I'm much more me when I'm with you." Unknown
  • "I saw that you were perfect, and so I loved you. Then I saw that you were not perfect and I loved you even more." Angelita Lim

Funny Anniversary Quotes

Acknowledge your partner’s stellar sense of humor by sharing a funny anniversary quote to show them how much you love them.

Quote above background image: 'It's so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life. - Rita Rudner'
Quote above background image: 'Marriage is not just spiritual communion, it is also remembering to take out the trash. - Joyce Brothers'
  • "It's so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life." Rita Rudner
  • "Marriage is not just spiritual communion, it is also remembering to take out the trash." Joyce Brothers
  • "I'll love you even when you're old and wrinkly." Anonymous
  • "Some people ask the secret of our long marriage. We take time to go to a restaurant two times a week. A little candlelight, dinner, soft music and dancing. She goes Tuesdays, I go Fridays." Henny Youngman
  • "A wedding band is the smallest handcuff ever made, I’m glad I chose my cellmate wisely." Unknown
  • "A marriage anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity. The order varies for any given year." Unknown
  • "A good marriage is like a casserole—only those responsible for it really knows what goes in it." Unknown
  • "For marriage to be a success, every woman and every man should have her and his own bathroom. The end." Catherine Zeta-Jones

Short and Sweet Anniversary Quotes

Sometimes less is more. If you have to spend the day apart, share a short and sweet anniversary quote over text message before you’re reunited for date night.

Quote above background image: 'Real love stories never have endings. - Richard Bach'
Quote above background image: 'All that you are is all that I’ll ever need. - Ed Sheeran'
  • "Real love stories never have endings." Richard Bach
  • "All that you are is all that I'll ever need." Ed Sheeran
  • "The best thing to hold onto in life is each other." Audrey Hepburn
  • "We loved with a love that was more than love." Edgar Allan Poe
  • "If I know what love is, it is because of you." Herman Hesse
  • "Life is a journey, and love is what makes that journey worthwhile." Unknown
  • "Loved you yesterday, love you still, always have, always will." Unknown
  • "In you, I’ve found the love of my life and my closest, truest friend." Unknown
  • "I love you - I am at rest with you - I have come home." Dorothy L. Sayers
  • "You are my today and all of my tomorrows." Lee Christopher

Romantic Anniversary Quotes

Anniversaries can turn anyone into a hopeless romantic. Channel your inner poet, and share that feeling with your partner with a romantic anniversary quote.

Quote above background image: 'Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same. - Emily Bronte'
Quote above background image: 'If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you. - A. A. Milne'
  • "Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same." Emily Brontë
  • "If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you." A. A. Milne
  • "There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage." Martin Luther
  • "‘Cause all of me loves all of you, loves your curves and all your edges, all your perfect imperfections. Give your all to me, I’ll give my all to you. You’re my end and my beginning, even when I lose I’m winning." John Legend
  • "In all the world, there is no heart for me like yours. In all the world, there is no love for you like mine." Maya Angelou
  • "Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads, which sew people together through the years." Simone Signoret
  • "You are the finest, loveliest, tenderest, and most beautiful person I have ever known and even that is an understatement." F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • "For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul." Judy Garland
  • "I wish there was a word more than ‘love’ itself to convey what I feel for you." Faraaz Kazi
  • "The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along." Jalal ad-Din Rumi
  • "Forever is a measure of time used by people who share an ordinary love. Our extraordinary love is immeasurable ... for us, forever just won’t do." Steve Maraboli
  • "The couples that are ‘meant to be’ are the ones who go through everything that is meant to tear them apart and come out even stronger than they were before." Unknown
  • "The best love is the kind that awakens the soul; that makes us reach for more, that plants the fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. That’s what I hope to give you forever." Nicholas Sparks
  • "I love you, and I will love you until I die, and if there's a life after that, I'll love you then." Cassandra Clare

One Year Anniversary Quotes

Congrats on one year of marriage! It probably feels like only yesterday you were tying the knot. Tell your partner how much this past year has meant to you with a special quote.

Quote above background image: 'Grow old with me, the best is yet to be. - Robert Browning'
Quote above background image: 'Love is not about how many days, months, or years you have been together. Love is about how much you love each other every single day. - Unknown'
  • "Grow old with me, the best is yet to be." Robert Browning
  • "Love is not about how many days, months, or years you have been together. Love is about how much you love each other every single day." Unknown
  • "As we grow older together, As we continue to change with age, There is one thing that will never change ... I will always keep falling in love with you." Karen Clodfelder
  • "I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you. I love you not only for what you have made of yourself, but for what you are making of me. I love you for the part of me that you bring out." Roy Croft
  • "I never loved you any more than I do, right this second. And I’ll never love you any less than I do, right this second." Kami Garcia
  • "Immature love says: ‘I love you because I need you.’ Mature love says ‘I need you because I love you.'" Erich Fromm
  • "Success in marriage does not come merely through finding the right mate, but through being the right mate." Barnette R. Brickner
  • "Better than I was, more than I am. And all this happened by taking your hand." Unknown
  • "Meeting you was fate, becoming your friend was a choice, but falling in love with you I had no control over." Unknown
  • "I swear when our lips touch, I can taste the next sixty years of my life." Unknown

Every anniversary is a milestone, but just remember, it’s less about the number and more about the quality time spent together. Celebrate those moments you’ve shared just the two of you, or take the time to plan an anniversary party with the friends and family who shared in your special day all those years ago.